Occasions and happenings from from IGI Worldwide
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The Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender has historically showcased the pinnacle of the Argyle Diamond mine's production. With the mine's closure last year the final collection to be offered has now been announced and includes the largest Fancy Intense Pink diamond ever offered at the Tender.
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Feast your eyes on this 100.94 Carat D Color, Internally Flawless masterpiece. The "Spectacle" diamond has been declared the largest ever polished in Russia and will be sold at the Christie's Magnificent Jewels auction in Geneva on May 12.
In February we announced results from the inaugural IGI JEWEL Jewelry Design Contest. We have shared the winners and finalists several at a time in prior posts. Now we are pleased to feature all 26 creations together, bringing our coverage of this uplifting event to a close.
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"The Perfect Palette," a trio of fancy vivid colored diamonds sold in separate lots at Christie’s New York Magnificent Jewels auction, amassed a total of $8.4 million, cumulatively, after their gavels had fallen.
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Pantone, the international color authority, previously announced its Colors of the Year. Gemologists from IGI Shanghai have provided images and information celebrating 2021's vibrant color: Illuminating Yellow.
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Natural pink diamonds are extremely rare. When discovered, only one in 10 weighs more than 0.20 carats. This year, as the annual cherry blossom season hits its peak, the 15.81 carat flawless, fancy vivid purple-pink Sakura Diamond will be the star of Christie's Hong Kong’s Magnificent Jewels sale.
The last four designs, of more than two dozen brought to life by IGI for the final round of the IGI JEWEL Jewelry Design Contest. There were 700 submissions in the contest's inaugural year.
Five more designs which were brought to life by IGI for the final round of the IGI JEWEL Jewelry Design Contest. Over two dozen finalists were named from more than 700 submissions.
More than two dozen finalist designs were brought to life by IGI for the final round of the IGI JEWEL Jewelry Design Contest. We are delighted to present five of them here.
International Women's Day occurs annually on March 8. Celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women everywhere, it's a day to recognize women's achievements, raise awareness about equality,…
IGI brought more than two dozen finalist designs to life for the final round of the IGI JEWEL Jewelry Design Contest. We are delighted to present five of them here.
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How exciting! After flybys, orbits and epic landings, a future mission will bring rocks home from the red planet's surface.
More than 700 creatives entered the first IGI JEWEL Jewelry Design Contest. Today we are pleased to showcase the work of all seven of our spectacular winning creatives, accompanied by additional design photos and promotional materials.
IGI called upon the world’s creatives to step forward in July 2020, with resounding success. Attracting over 700 entries, the first IGI JEWEL Jewelry Design Contest has concluded. This post features the singular Outstanding Design Awards in each of the contest’s four categories.
Click here by Tuesday to enter IGI's spectacular Valentine's Day Giveaway. You can even earn multiple entries by answering a quick quiz, visiting IGI_Gemgrams on Instagram, subscribing to the IGI Gemblog (hint! hint!) and more.
Attracting over 700 entries, the first IGI JEWEL Jewelry Design Contest has concluded. In July, 2020, IGI called upon the world’s creatives to step forward with resounding success: Jewelers, artists, teachers, students and enthusiasts were invited to submit concepts in four categories. Here are some of the striking, creative winning designs.
Earlier this month IGI conducted a two-day workshop on Cut Grading for more than 50 diamond experts in Surat, India. The courses, instructed on January 5th and 6th, were attended…
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Around the world, IGI celebrated the arrival of New Year's Day over a period of 16 hours. As we celebrated from one location to the next and the next - stepping into January with anticipation and excitement - we thought it would be nice to start the new year with these positive expressions and sentiments.
IGI recently debuted a holiday “Shop with Confidence” campaign. Unveiled on the famous NASDAQ billboard in Times Square, shoppers are encouraged to insist on IGI diamond & Jewelry grading reports when making holiday purchases.
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Renani Jewels and jewelry designer Harshit Bansal have earned the Guiness World Record title for setting 12,638 diamonds into a single wearable ring - smashing previous records by more than 4,800 stones.